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Code 2 : v34#50 September 11 Attacks - A day to remember

In this edition - In 2001, after coordinated terrorist attacks on United States soil, the twin towers of the World Trade centre in lower Manhattan collapsed. As a result of the attack, 343 New York firefighters made the ultimate sacrifice.

Code 2 : v34#49 IPSWICH SOSO/SO RECRUITMENT DISPUTE

In this edition - On 9 September 2020, the QIRC heard our dispute regarding the SOSO/SO recruitment process in Ipswich.

Code 2 : v34#48 QUEENSLAND WAGE THEFT LEGISLATION PASSES PARLIAMENT

In this edition - The Queensland Criminal Code 1899 has for over a century included an offence for ‘stealing as a servant’. You will have seen many media reports over the years of workers being convicted of such criminal offences.

Code 2 : v34#47 S.E.R. STATION OFFICER RECRUITMENT DISPUTE HEADING TO QIRC

In this edition - Unfortunately for all involved, the drama surrounding the current SO recruitment process continues to unfold.

Code 2 : v34#46 QLD GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES THE PSBA EXPERIMENT IS ENDING

In this edition - On Monday 7 September 2020 the Treasurer Mr Dick provided a government economic update. In that update it was announced that all functions of Public Service Business Agency (PSBA) are being ‘folded back’ into One QFES and the QPS, and that the PSBA will be no more.

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The United Firefighters' Union in Queensland represents Urban firefighters, both career, part-time, Scientific Officers and Communication Officers. The union is made up of members throughout the state of Queensland, as far as Thursday Island to the North and to the borders of our great state. READ MORE